Legend has it that the excavation of Wansalen was halted, and the halls abandoned, when the Elven miners roused and angered an ancient rock-spirit called a Gheatus. But the wise Sapiarchs of the Crystal Tower dismiss this story as a fable with no truth to it.
Located in a hidden valley, Wansalen is accessed by a mine in the hills north of the Quendeluun Wayshrine. Generally, this delve is not a favourable location to farm crafting materials. The circular nature of the ruin and fast spawning undead, might be suitable for a grinding experience on a low character while gathering crafting materials, notably guts, worms, and fleshfly larvae.
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The high vaulted halls of Bewan were originally built in the Merethic Era as a shrine to Trinmac. Bwean was abandoned early in the First Era when the priesthood moved to the grand Trinimac Chantry outside Skywatch.
Located in the hills southwest of Dawnbreak, the old Trinimac shrine of Bewan is now being used as a Maomer base. As is common for delves inhabited by humanoids, there are ample of provisioning containers and a few potentially lucrative backpacks. On my visit, I found a dusty Praxis: High Elf Table, Winged Kitchen in one of the backpacks. The Giant Snakes inside are a decent source of Oils and Hides. Overall, the farming potential of this delve is average.
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Kinlady Entila of Clan Auralus had a vivid dream that beneath the coastal cliffs near Skywatch was a fabulous fist-sized gem the Egg of the World. Based on the directions in her vision, she hired a score of miners to dig until they found it. The funds of Clan Auralus ran out fist.
Entila’s Folly, is a mine in the hills overlooking the northern Mathiisen coast. It is a short distance East of the Mathiisen Wayshrine. The mine is an average place to obtain provisioning material but decent place for farming insects and spiders. Near the skyshard, there are numerous fast-spawning wasps suitable for farming Decorative Wax ,obtaining are monster collectible, and for filling empty soul gems.
Note: If you are afraid of spiders, this may not be the delve for you.
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Now ruined, the subterranean halls of Ondil were built in the early First Era to house Kinlady Fiorallelle’s extension collection of ceramic figurines. It was abandoned before completion when its alignment with the constellation of the Attronach was found to be seven percent off true.
Ondil is located just Northeast of Tanzelwil Wayshrine. This circular delve contains several fast spawning lower health creatures that are suitable for harvesting hides and filling empty soul gems. It’s numerous bookshelves may be ideal for new players to visit to earn some quick ranks in a few of their unmaxed skill lines. If you happen to visit during a quiet time in the day, the adventurer might come across at least four chests.
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No one believed the old ouster Del when he staggered into Vulkhel Guard and claimed he’d found a huge deposit of lapis lazuli in the hills, but it turned out to be true, and now Del’s Claim is one of the most profitable mines in Auridon.
Del’s Claim is located just North of Vulkhel Guard. This delve is a good place to start your provisioning material and enchanting glyph hoard for a new player.
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